Nov 142019

Companies Have Too Many Security Tools. Here’s How We’re Solving That.

| VP of Product

The average enterprise has 75 security tools. Since every security tool sends warnings when unusual activity takes place, the result is that businesses are bombarded with an incredible number of alerts. What do most companies about all these alerts? Selectively ignore them. There simply isn’t enough manpower to investigate every single alert that a company […]

Ryan Smith

VP of Product

With 10 years of experience, Ryan Smith serves as VP of Product at Armor; he is passionate about telling stories about how companies are achieving security and compliance in the cloud. Ryan regularly speaks nationwide at conferences, user groups, and special events on the topics of cloud security, compliance – PCI, HIPAA, and GDPR, and developing secure cloud architectures. Previously, he served as Director of Product Marketing and Sr. Product Manager focused on bringing Armor Anywhere (a managed, scalable security solution that protect virtual machine instances hosted on public, private, hybrid or on-premise cloud environments) and its future iterations to market; he also has been an integral part of developing Armor’s compliance matrix mappings and the industry defining cloud adoption framework for HIPAA compliance. At prior companies, he served as the Founder, Head of Product or Marketing Manager for various SaaS businesses. Ryan holds a PhD in Mass Media and Communication Studies from European Graduate School.

Oct 312019

Achieving PCI Compliance on AWS Is More Involved Than You Think

| Chief Compliance and Data Privacy Officer

Some of our potential clients think that simply putting their applications and/or data on a cloud service like Amazon Web Services (AWS) is enough to become PCI compliant, but it’s actually more involved. While AWS has done what it can to make its offering follow PCI regulations, hosting on the AWS cloud is just the […]

Nancy Free

Chief Compliance and Data Privacy Officer

Nancy Free, Armor's Chief Compliance and Data Privacy Officer, has over 20 years of IT experience, including IT governance, risk, compliance, and audit. She has spent over 15 years in the IT Security field leading IT and compliance teams in a variety of industries, including: energy, transportation, construction, mortgage lending, healthcare, and retail.